Make Your Twilight Racing Yacht Go Faster!

If you are looking to get more our of your yacht for twilight racing this summer, here the top 10 things that you can do that will make you go faster:

10. Buy a faster boat, but not necessarily bigger. $???

9. Get some new sails. $4,000 – $10,000

8. Take your boat out of the water, sand it back and give it a new antifoul. $2,000 – $4,000

7. Fit a folding propeller. $2,000 – $3,000

6. Fit a spinnaker pole to pole out your headsail downwind. $1,000 – $3,500

5. Get a rigger to tighten and tune your rig. $600

4. Replace your mainsail and genoa halyards with Dynemma rope. $400

3. Get a diver to scrub the bottom of your hull once a month. $100

2. Supply a few Corona’s and potato chips to an experience sailor to trim your sails. $20

1. Fit some tell tails to the headsail and mainsail. $10